Some GOP candidates becoming unhinged over gay marriage ruling

George F. Will,  In 1824, in retirement 37 years after serving as the Constitutional Convention’s prime mover, James Madison, 73, noted that the 1787 “language of our Constitution is already undergoing interpretations unknown to its founders.” He knew that the purport of the text would evolve “with the changeable meaning of the words composing it.”… [Read More]

Liberal NYC to review Trump contracts after remarks, He is Second in Latest Polls

 NEW YORK — New York City officials are reviewing the city’s contracts with Donald Trump after statements the GOP presidential hopeful made about Mexican immigrants. A spokeswoman for Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that the review is currently ongoing. The probe follows controversial statements Trump made at his presidential kickoff event last week. During… [Read More]

Supreme Court’s White Lie on Obamacare

Suzanne Fields, The GOP-majority Supreme Court saved President Barack Obama’s bacon Thursday with a political ruling that papered over his signature Affordable Care Act. Writing for the majority in the 6-3 King v. Burwell decision, Chief Justice John Roberts noted that the 900-page law was written behind closed doors with little debate or amendment and… [Read More]

Marco Rubio on the gay marriage ruling: We live in a republic and must abide by the law

Allahpundit, At any other time, this statement would be wholly unremarkable. In the thick of a GOP presidential primary, though? Right after the the hottest hot-button social issue of ‘em all has gone nuclear? When Mike Huckabee’s vowing some sort of second American revolution in defiance of the Court’s ruling? Kinda newsy. “I believe that… [Read More]

Michelle Malkin: The Media’s Vile Attacks on Conservative Assimilationists

I have had enough of smug liberal elites wrapped in their “Celebrate Diversity” banners tearing down minority conservatives. Look in the mirror, media and academia bigots. Your own reflexive racism and divisive rhetoric are poisoning public discourse. There’s nothing “progressive” about attacking the children and grandchildren of immigrants who proudly embrace an American identity. We… [Read More]

Editor says he owes GOP sources ‘an apology’ after new Gruber emails

Longtime political journalist and pundit Mark Halperin says he owes his Republican sources “an apology” after apparently doubting their claims that MIT economist Jonathan Gruber played a major role in crafting ObamaCare.  Halperin, Bloomberg Politics managing editor, addressed the controversy on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Monday, after a Wall Street Journal report first revealed emails… [Read More]

From Beyond the Fringe, It’s Donald Trump

Jeff Jacoby,  It speaks well of Republicans that most of them have no use for Donald Trump. The real-estate mogul and reality-TV personality proclaimed himself a presidential candidate on Tuesday, with a bizarre and rambling announcementin the lobby of the Trump Tower in Manhattan that drove the needle on the crazy-meter way into the red… [Read More]

Cardinal Wuerl backs pope on global warming but says Bush’s response was ‘legitimate’

Cardinal Donald Wuerl said on Sunday that Pope Francis’ recently-released thoughts on global warming are intended to open the dialogue on the issue, not to be a definitive statement, and that GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush’s skeptical response was “legitimate.” Bush, a devout Catholic and former GOP Florida governor, praised the pope after he released… [Read More]

This Republican May Have Finally Taken One Major Step Toward Announcing His Candidacy

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has consistently polled well in recent months against other prospective GOP presidential contenders. His success in a Democrat-leaning state, many pundits argue, makes him an ideal candidate to reach both ideological wings of the Republican Party as well as appeal to independent voters. While he has yet to officially throw his… [Read More]

Trump announces White House bid, joins crowded GOP field

New York real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump on Tuesday declared himself a candidate for the Republican nomination for president, launching his against-the-odds campaign after teasing one for years.  “I am officially running for president of the United States,” Trump said from inside his signature Trump Towers in midtown Manhattan. “We are… [Read More]